Szabolcs Pogonyi

is a Visiting Professor in the Nationalism Studies Program at the Central European University, Hungary He writes for and


Cover for: After democratic transition

Democratic transition in post-Communist east-central Europe was primarily facilitated by external developments including the fall of the Soviet Union and European integration. Today, in the absence of any such favourable exogenous factors, it remains to be seen whether democratic institutions have grown strong enough in the region to withstand undemocratic and illiberal currents induced by the economic crisis.

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